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This theme issue (eight articles) investigates the implications of evolving patterns of travel and tourism for developing nations. The changes that are occurring (social, economic, technological and environmental) raise important questions as to how small, relatively vulnerable nations can respond, ...

Author(s)
Clayton, A.; Ajagunna, I.; Pinnock, F.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2014, 6, 2, pp 92-196
Abstract

Due to the numerous developmental constraints faced by many Small Island Developing States, these governments have promoted tourism in policy agendas on the grounds that it will enhance the lives of local people through the creation of employment and subsequent increase in income level. Using the...

Author(s)
Shakeela, A.; Ruhanen, L.; Breakey, N.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality & Tourism, 2011, 10, 4, pp 331-353
Abstract

This report presents a summary of the current status of tourism in small island developing states (SIDSs), while providing evidence of the key importance it has for sustainable development of many islands and for the achievement of the UN Millennium Development Goals. It also addresses the key...

Author(s)
Urosevic, Z.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Making tourism work for small island developing states, 2004, pp 87 pp.
Abstract

Purpose - The aim of this paper is to report on preliminary research conducted in seven sustainable hospitality and tourism operations set in developing economies which use the principles of social entrepreneurship. The applicability of community-based social entrepreneurial management systems as a ...

Author(s)
Sloan, P.; Legrand, W.; Simons-Kaufmann, C.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2014, 6, 1, pp 51-61
Abstract

Purpose - As the world is being rapidly reshaped by the accelerating pace of scientific and technological advance, demographic trends, the rise of new centres of global manufacturing, surging demand for resources, rapid shifts in the pattern of environmental impacts, changes in the nature of risk,...

Author(s)
Clayton, A. H.; Ajagunna, I. A.; Pinnock, F. H.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2014, 6, 2, pp 92-102
Abstract

Tourism in developing countries has grown rapidly in the past 20 years to the point where a fresh look at its underpinnings appears overdue. The industry itself realizes that the quality of growth is as important as quantity. Inevitably, growth and globalization have brought about a change in...

Author(s)
Christie, I. T.
Publisher
Editions AIEST (Association Internationale d'Experts Scientifiques du Tourisme), St. Gallen, Switzerland
Citation
Tourism Review, 2002, 57, 1/4, pp 35-41
Abstract

Purpose - This paper aims to examine the position of tourism in tourism dependent countries in light of newly industrialized countries and how trends in the industry impact these developing tourism dependent nations. International tourism, for example, is now a technologically advanced activity in...

Author(s)
Ajagunna, I.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2014, 6, 2, pp 103-117
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Purpose - This paper sets the stage for research on the willingness and readiness of a developing country to fully embrace the changes in tourism that are being facilitated by rapidly changing technological advancements. The purpose of this paper is to explore some of the technological advancements ...

Author(s)
Spencer, A. J.
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2014, 6, 2, pp 152-165
Abstract

Educational leadership as a driving force in developing countries entails transforming the tourism students of today into the leaders of tomorrow by providing them with a system of values from a constructivist, competence-based perspective. The transfer of knowledge from educational settings to the ...

Author(s)
Iglesias Xamaní, M.; Peguero Manzanares, D.; Sanmartín Antolín, G.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Teaching in Travel & Tourism, 2013, 13, 2, pp 184-201
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The investigation on the development of tourism industry in Feng county of Shaanxi province was conducted in this paper. Both successful experiences and insufficiency were analyzed here during its developmental process. Some countermeasures were proposed by authors to provide references for ...

Author(s)
Wang JiXia; Zhang Xin; Wang Dan
Publisher
Jiangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Jiangxi, China
Citation
Acta Agriculturae Jiangxi, 2012, 24, 10, pp 178-180

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